Why some businesses do well even through downturns in the markets.
Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal special reporter, and author of The Greatest Trade Ever, just tweeted: “Spoke re my book at Peking University, great questions-Everyone’s a capitalist today in the East, even as capitalism is disparaged in West” @GZuckerman Zuckerman’s tweet, reminded me about why I still believe in capitalism even knowing it needs a […]
The New York Times reports that, “Micro lending is losing its halo in many countries”. It was the darling of the economic development world and its greatest advocate won a Nobel Prize. The idea is excellent and is still working in many places. But there are two challenges that are often not taking into account […]
Interview with Chip Conley, Founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo From Maslow This week is about new ways to understanding motivation in business. Monday’s blog surveyed the new books on the subject. Wednesday was a book review with Chip Conley. I caught up […]
Earlier this week we reviewed HIP Investor by R Paul Herman. The HIP approach (Human Impact +Profit) is a tried and packaged method for assessing companies for their ability to simultaneously make better profits BY making a better world. I had a chance to ask a few follow up questions of Paul. Sanford: What was […]
By R Paul Herman A Book Review R. Paul Herman has written a highly practical book. It is also educational. He has developed a system for scoring the combined profitability and responsibility of a company. This is useful for investors who want to make decisions with conscience and also desire to grow their own security […]